Owner of Wetherby restaurant says he is 'humbled' after Nation's Curry Awards 2024 success

The owner of a Wetherby restaurant has said it was "humbling" to be a winner in the Nation's Curry Awards 2024.
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Speaking after the Bengal Lounge won a Highly Commended award in the Local Restaurant of the Year category, Boktiar Hussain said: "I’m truly humbled and grateful to receive this recognition.

"I would like to give a special thanks to all our customers who have supported us since we opened our doors.

"Without you all we are nothing."

The team from Wetherby's Bengal Lounge with the Highly Commended award in the Local Restaurant of the Year category of the Nation's Curry Awards 2024. (Picture contributed)The team from Wetherby's Bengal Lounge with the Highly Commended award in the Local Restaurant of the Year category of the Nation's Curry Awards 2024. (Picture contributed)
The team from Wetherby's Bengal Lounge with the Highly Commended award in the Local Restaurant of the Year category of the Nation's Curry Awards 2024. (Picture contributed)
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Held at the Hilton in Manchester earlier this week, Bengal Lounge was up for two awards in this year's curry awards, including Best of Yorkshire and Local Restaurant of the Year.

Located at 31 High Street in Wetherby, the Bengal Lounge is renowned for serving mouth-watering dishes including Indian Curries and Balti Dishes.

Owner Boktiar Hussain said: “A massive thanks goes to all of my team members for all their hard work.”

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